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04 February 2016
We have reviewed our confidentiality guidance and would love to hear your views on our proposed changes.
21 January 2016
Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.
19 January 2016
Niall Dickson has announced his decision to step down at the end of 2016 as Chief Executive and Registrar of the GMC, after seven years in the role.
18 January 2016
New information about doctors has been added to the General Medical Council’s (GMC) register, making it more useful for its millions of users.
05 January 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced that, following three weeks of discussions over the proposed new junior doctors contract, it intends to hold four days of industrial action in January and February.
31 December 2015
From today the General Medical Council has been given the power to challenge decisions of the tribunals that hear cases against doctors who are alleged to have breached GMC standards.
17 December 2015
We have responded to a Written Ministerial Statement on the Regulation of Health and Social Care Professionals, issued this morning.
14 December 2015
The annual fee paid by doctors to stay licensed with the General Medical Council (GMC) will increase by £5 next year from £420 to £425. For doctors who are registered without a licence the fee will rise by £2 to £152.
09 December 2015
The General Medical Council (GMC) is on track to revalidate the vast majority of licensed doctors who were in practice at the time it began three years ago.
07 December 2015
The findings of a fatal accident inquiry conducted by Sheriff John Beckett have been published.